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[UK] Richard Godwin: E-cigarettes are not as harmless as we might think

. It may be a slight restriction in freedom for some but it’s funny how the freedom of 14-year-olds to watch proxy-prostitution or to suck bubblegum flavoured nicotine juice tallies with the freedom of companies to exploit appetites.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 19:00

[District of Columbia] DC Council member introduces bills to raise smoking age to 21, ban powdered alcohol

Democratic Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie introduced a bill Wednesday that would increase the minimum age to buy or possess tobacco products from 18 to 21. New York City passed similar legislation last year. McDuffie says the bill is based on research tha
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 1, 2015 18:47

[Florida] AUDIO: Bill Banning Smoking In Cars With Kids Inside Clears Another Hurdle

A bill making it illegal for adults to smoke in the vehicle where certain minors are present is close to heading to the Senate floor, after passing another committee Tuesday.
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:42

[UK-Scotland] Archie Macpherson: I fell victim to the toxic effect of second-hand smoke

SPORTS commentator Archie Macpherson is backing a charter for children to highlight the dangers of second-hand smoke and the aim of creating a tobacco-free Scotland by 2034.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:41
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AF's updated policy further promotes tobacco-free environments

Now, an updated Air Force instruction, published in March, seeks to further reduce health impacts from smoking, the nation's leading cause of death. "The Air Force is committed to promoting Comprehensive Airman Fitness (CAF), and tobacco free living is a
U.S. Air Force
added Apr 1, 2015 18:04

Frankie Grande: Smoking 'Ain't Cute,' Guys

Reality and Broadway star Frankie Grande is the son of a pulmonologist and says smoking and cancer ain't cute....Countering those marketing attacks with education campaigns is one of the best ways to keep our community healthy, but education campaigns ca
The Advocate
added Apr 1, 2015 17:56
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reflections on a 38-year career in public health advocacy: 10 pieces of advice to early career researchers and advocates

the importance of preserving public confidence in the evidence base underscoring public policy; being clear and concrete about the policy reforms you support; emphasising the values on which policy is based; understanding the structure, conventions and su
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:38

COMPTON: E-cigarettes and teens: how concerned should we be?

Following the publication today of a study in BMC Public Health on the use of e-cigarettes by teenagers, Dr Wilson M. Compton of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse, tells us more about the risks e-cigarettes pose to the next generation.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:34

[UK] 20% of teens 'have accessed e-cigs'

16% of these had never otherwise smoked, while they also found e-cigarettes were "strongly related" to drinking amongst teenagers....warned that such "rapid penetration into teenage culture of what is essentially a new drug-use option is without precedent
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:21

[UK] One in five teens have tried e-cigs: Fears youngsters will move on to real cigarettes after getting taste for nicotine

The finding, from a large British study, raises fears that rather than being an aid to quitting smoking, electronic cigarettes are seen as an attractive drug in their own right. It is feared that once teenagers get a taste for nicotine, they will move on
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:07
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